Deceased male body found near IL-78 and US-52 in Mount Carroll

An autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday
Published: Nov. 23, 2021 at 8:39 AM CST|Updated: Nov. 23, 2021 at 8:47 AM CST
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MOUNT CARROLL, Ill. (WIFR) - The body of a missing man has been found in Mt. Carroll near Illinois Route 78 and US Route 52.

The Mt. Carroll Police Department responded to a report of a possible dead body around 1:30 Monday in a wooded area near the IL-78 and US-52 intersection. Officials don’t know the identity of the body and an autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 24 to help with identification and the cause of death.

The Carroll County Coroner’s Office, Carroll County Sheriff’s Department and the Illinois State Police Crime Scene were also at the scene.

WIFR will provide updates on this story as they become available.

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